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Date:  

Description: A man identified only as Taylor stands in the snow by his parked automobile in front of the Tuxedo Club on the 700 block of West Washington Avenue. He is w...

Date: 1969-01 

Description: A snowmobile rider long-jumps at the Eagle River Snowmobile Derby. According to the notes in the photograph album, this was the "world record long jump." T...

Date: 1920 

Description: Students in winter attire pose on the snowy lawn of the school. A few of the children have sleds. A woman stands near the arched entrance of the school bui...

Photograph

TD-18 TracTracTor

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of a man operating a TD-18 crawler tractor to level a road in the wintertime. There is a farm in the background. Original caption reads: "TD-...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration created using cutout photographs and white, gray and black paint on cream colored paper. The scene depicts, in profile, a man pulling a loa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Seven men posed sitting and standing on a log dam a hundred yards north of a railroad bridge crossing the Black River. Remnants of each end still exist.

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: Ruins of the Barber's Closet in the Hotel Washington. Water shooting from firetruck hoses is visible in the upper left of the image, as the fire that destr...

Photograph

Weather Man

Date: 1972 

Description: "TV weather man, Howard Gernette did his thing on an early weather map."

Date: 1915 

Description: Photographic postcard view down unpaved Washington Avenue. A clock on the sidewalk on the left is in front of a musical instrument shop. Snow is on the gro...

Date: 1980-05-17 after

Description: Poster in support of the People's War in Peru, which began in 1980. The war was instigated by a Maoist political group within Peru known as the Shining Pat...

Photograph

Wild Creek Crossing

Date: 1988-03-03 

Description: View from bridge over Wild Creek on Marathon County Highway M. The creek appears frozen, although in flood. Several farms can be seen in the distance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.

Photograph

Lincoln Monument

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Sculpture of Lincoln in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is in the background, and snow covers the ground. T...

Photograph

Consolidated Paper

Date:  

Description: Smoke billowing from smokestacks at the Consolidated Paper plant. The river appears to be partially frozen, and snow is on the ground. Piles of logs, on th...

Photograph

Sledding

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Laurie, Muriel, and James Peterson, children of the photographer, sledding near the family home. Handwritten on reverse, "Laurie, Muriel, James Peterson, c...

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Snow-covered Elm and Mulberry trees at the Ellwood House in DeKalb County.

Date: 1944-08-31 

Description: View from shoreline of Cezembre Island, just north of Saint-Malo on the north coast of France. It was German-occupied until the Allies mounted an operation...

Photograph

Law Building

Date: 1896 

Description: Two young children are standing on a snow-covered Bascom Hill, with the Law Building in the background on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Crystal Ball

Date: 1966 

Description: "On Groundhog Day, Andrew J. Mueller went out early with his camera and set up a crystal ball to aid the groundhog in his predictions. He set up the camera...

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